New hope in physically impaired girl’s life

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Marriage is a dream every girl likes to see come true. For physically impaired Mallika Shankarbaba Papalkar, marriage appeared to be just a word. But that New hope in physically impaired girl's lifewould turn into a reality soon. She is getting engaged on Sunday to Ashish Nerkar who is a normal person like any other.

Mallika was found at Nagpur railway station in 1990. Two years later, the police took her to Ambadaspant Vaidya Orphanage, Vazzar, about 60km from here, for rehabilitation. Polio had made her physically impaired.

Mallika was found at Nagpur railway station in 1990. Two years later, the police took her to Ambadaspant Vaidya Orphanage, Vazzar, about 60km from here, for rehabilitation. Polio had made her physically impaired.

Shankarbaba, who runs the orphanage, gave her primary education besides instilling discipline and good values. As a result, she was made superintendent of the orphanage at the age of 18. There are 123 destitute, deaf, dumb, handicapped and mentally challenged children in the orphanage.Like any dutiful father, he was searching for a suitable life partner for Mallika. One day, Ashish, who is from Amravati, learnt about Mallika and went with his friend to meet Shankarbaba and Mallika at Vazzar.

After the meeting, Ashish, who runs a computer institute, proposed to make Mallika her life partner. The proposal was gladly accepted.When asked why he chose Mallika despite the fact that she was physically impaired, Ashish said that “Life is full of uncertainties. What if the girl I marry would become handicapped at a later stage,” he asked.

His parents too back the decisionMallika credited Shankarbaba with inculcating in her values while she was growing up. It was because of him that I am seeing this day, she said.Shankarbaba is a happy man now as Mallika gets engaged to Ashish at Madhuri Chendke’s house in Amravati, secretary of Hanuman Vyayam Prasarak Mandal who has shouldered the responsibility


ref:http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2011-08-21/nagpur/29911302_1_computer-institute-nagpur-railway-station-values

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